France to stop subsidising homeopathy; NZ Pharmacist of the Year lauded; cheaper medicines change Ohio pharmacy landscape France: French Health Minister Agnes Buzyn has announced that homeopathy will no longer …

A new study has looked at how pharmacy delivery of comprehensive medication management can help improve the carers’ work life The study, published in the Journal of the American Board …

Pembrolizumab (Keytruda) is the first medicine to have additional indications registered on the ARTG via the TGA’s provisional approval pathway “Pembrolizumab’s indications now include the treatment of patients with metastatic …

More than 10% of the world’s children are not being vaccinated against preventable diseases such as measles, diphtheria and tetanus, new data show The World Health Organization and UNICEF’s new …

A pharmacist has been ordered not to work more than 40 hours a week, after she took medicines from a hospital in 2014 For 10 weeks in 2014, the pharmacist …

The oral contraceptive pill should be available over-the-counter, writes a mainstream media journalist – and a Guild spokesperson hopes access could soon be easier Cassandra Morgan, who has recently moved …

This week’s report into polypharmacy highlights the need for regular medicine reviews for older Australians — a task best performed by pharmacists, says the PSA The report, from the University …

The number of Australians aged 70-plus taking at least five medicines a day has crept up to nearly a million – and pharmacists are in a good position to help …

The TGA has issued a clarification saying that state and territory governments will continue to be responsible for regulating fluoride in tap water “Legislative amendments made on 11 July 2019 …

Whether a pharmacy employee was unfairly dismissed involved the timing of sick leave as well as a paid employment trial In March 2019, the former employee of a Queensland TerryWhite …

The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia is undergoing an “operational transformation” amid rumours of staff layoffs A number of anonymous pharmacy sector sources have hinted at staff redundancies at the PSA, …

Doctor complaints about pharmacists practising to the top of their scope featured strongly this week… Government talks about the 7CPA with the Guild and PSA have begun, while Chemist Warehouse, …